Computer & Networking Technology

Computer & Networking TechnologyProgram Overview

The computer and networking technology (CNT) program provides entry-level skills and career education to meet the demand for well-trained technicians in the computer electronics and networking industries. The CNT program offers an Occupational Endorsement Certificate in Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA). An Associate of Applied Science in Computer & Networking Technology can be earned by completing additional required technical and general education courses.

Graduates from the CNT program can be employed as skilled technical support workers in a variety of fields including networking, network administration, computer technical support and computer repair.

Both the Anchorage and the Matanuska-Susitna campuses offer the program and are collaborative sites for the Fairbanks-based, statewide information technology specialist (ITS), which offers a certificate and an associate degree. Students should consult the CNT faculty for assistance with curriculum planning toward certifications such as A+, Net+, CCNA, ICSA Customer Service, Microsoft Certified Professional and other industry-recognized certifications.